The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain

→ New ⇭ The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain to read ↏ PDF by James Fallon ❮ The Psychopath Inside is a deeply compelling personal story of an eminent scientists discovery of his own psychopathy Jim Fallon confesses the sins of his biology and in doing so receives the absolution of being human I couldnt put it down.PAUL J ZAK, PhD, author of The Moral Molecule The Source of Love and ProsperityAs comprehensive as it is compelling, essential reading for understanding the genetic and neuroscience underpinnings of psychopathy.M E THOMAS, author of Confessions of a SociopathJust the word psychopath is enough to grab anyones attention and it has inspired numerous TV shows and films for many decades In truth, I believe the word itself does little to wrap its arms around the infinite behavioral traits psychopaths possess, for good and bad Fallon lets us inside his mind as he takes us on a deftly woven journey, breaking down every convention of psychopathic behavior.SIMON MIRREN, former executive producer of Criminal MindsIn a thought provoking account of self exploration, Fallon puts himself under the microscope in an attempt to make sense of how his own biological and developmental history has shaped his life His perspective on psychopathy pushes us to consider the important roles of nature and nurture, and the fine line between adaptive and maladaptive personality traits.JOHN F EDENS, PhD, professor of psychology, director of clinical training, and Cornerstone Faculty Fellow, College of Liberal Arts, Texas Aintriguinglook into the dark side of the brain A must read for anyone curious about why our brains think our darkest thoughts and how many of us go into states of psychosis without even realizing it Dr Fallon s study of my own brain helped me come to terms with my strangest ideas and why I function the way I do Few people understand the brain as well as Dr Fallon, and can write about it in such a fun and engaging way A fascinating read ELI ROTH, writer, director, and producerAbsorbing, insightful and quirky KirkusHis surprising final diagnosis could broaden the way we see normality Nature journalCompelling, essentialreading for understanding theunderpinnings of psychopathy M E Thomas, authorof Confessions of a SociopathFor his first fifty eight years, James Fallon wasby all appearances a normal guy A successfulneuroscientist and professor, hed been raisedin a loving family, married his high schoolsweetheart, and had three kids and lots offriends Then he learned a shocking truth thatwould not only disrupt his personal and professionallife, but would lead him to questionthe very nature of his own identity.While researching serial killers, he uncovered apattern in their brain scans that helped explaintheir cold and violent behavior Astonishingly,his own scan matched that pattern And a fewmonths later he learned that he was descendedfrom a long line of murderers Fallon set out toreconcile the truth about his own brain witheverything he knew as a scientist about themind, behavior, and personality. The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the BrainThe Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain

 

    • James Fallon
    • Anglais
    • 2016-08-13T21:32+02:00
    • Format Kindle
    • 256 pages
    • 1617230154
    • The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain

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